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August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Broke the 100,000 membership mark on June 30, 2016.

Is the only union in the North American Division that has taken average church attendance figures from all churches during the past four years.

Held one conference clerk training session and one retirement training session for conference clerks during the past five years.

August 30, 2016

Fast Facts

Monte Church travels more than 120,000 miles every year to visit far-flung Native groups throughout the NPUC.

There are 17 Native churches and companies in the NPUC, with nearly 2,400 members.

Three new Native church buildings have been built since last constituency session.

August 30, 2016

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In the Northwest, there are about 14 million people and 100,014 Seventh-day Adventists, a ratio of 1:140.

There are 319 pastors in the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) to assist members in carrying out their mission.

August 30, 2016

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The Northwest Religious Liberty Association (NRLA) works within legislative, civic, judicial, academic, interfaith, evangelical and corporate arenas on behalf of the church and all people and institutions of faith.

Since 2011, the NRLA has mediated in behalf of 952 individuals in the corporate workplace and other public venues.

August 30, 2016

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$29 million in trusts and annuities are administered annually, representing nearly 300 charitable documents.

Distributed $8.8 million in benefits to donors and nearly $12.3 million to beneficiaries in the last five years to benefit family members, local conference ministries and other mission-driven organizations.

August 30, 2016

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The Regional Affairs Office celebrated its 40th annual Convocation in May 2016.

There are more than 150 NPUC Pathfinder Clubs. Many clubs qualified to participate in the NPUC Bible Experience and NAD Bible Experience events.

There are three new immigrant congregations in the NPUC.

August 30, 2016

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This past school year (2015–2016) there were 515 certificated, full-time K–12 educators in 108 Adventist K–12 schools in the North Pacific Union Conference.

Enrollment in the 2015–16 school year was at 6,200 K–12 students across all NPUC schools. This was the first year with an increase (1.6 percent) in enrollment in the past five years.

August 30, 2016

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Hispanic membership and tithe have both increased 15 percent over the last five years.

The North Pacific Union Hispanic membership as of 2016 is 13,171.

There are 72 Hispanic congregations and 35 pastors always seeking for ways to advance the kingdom of God in the Northwest.